Cannabis in the Workplace


More than half of U.S. states have decriminalized some form of medical or recreational marijuana, and the demand for cannabis is increasing dramatically.

Employers and business owners now face new legal challenges. When marijuana was illegal under both state and federal law, employers would commonly prohibit employees from using marijuana as a condition of employment. But as states began to allow its use, things have gotten hazier.

How do you balance these legal changes with the desire to maintain a safe workplace?

The first step is to take time to review current policies and evaluate the need for changes to ensure employee safety and reduce company risk. In this article, we share our recommendations for cannabis in the workplace.